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Meet Mr. Watson

About the Program

Video Production is a one-year program which instructs students in all aspects of visual media productions including film, news, corporate event production, commercials, public service announcements (PSAs) and documentaries while using state-of-the-art equipment. For more information, click on the "Video Production Program Page" link in the blue box to the right.

About the Instructor

  • Instructor at ROC since 2017; KHSD instructor since 1998.
  • California single subject teaching credentials in Industrial Arts and Technology.
  • AA, Communications, Pasadena City College.
  • BA, Communications, CSU Bakersfield.
  • MA, Educational Administration, CSU Bakersfield.
  • Mentor Teacher for new CTE Video Production Teacher.
  • Television industry experience spans 28 years, including 27 years with KBAK-TV 29 helping produce the Hometown Sports Show.
  • Owner/operator, Real 2 Reel Productions, 2003 - Present.
    • Specialize in weddings, quinceaneras, commercials, and sports highlight videos.
    • Member, Kern County Bridal Association.
    • An accomplished drone quad copter flier specializing in aerial video and still photos.
  • Taught Video Production at Arvin High School for 19 years.
    • Teamed with fellow KHSD Video Production teachers to create the 24-Hour Film Project.
    • Winner of 5 KHSD PEAAK (Promoting Excellence in Athletics and Activities) Awards.
  • Hobbies and activities include athletics and boating.
    • Competed in track and field at the college level. On CSU Bakersfield’s All-Time Best list in multiple events.
    • Competed at the Master’s Track and Field Level and have earned many national championship titles in hurdles, high jump, long jump, triple jump, and various relays.
    • Have over 25 years of track and field coaching experience. Coached 19 years at Arvin High.
    • An avid boater. Boating is life!
    • Served as a Boat Support Leader for the Bakersfield Triathlon.
  • Married and very proud father of two very talented young men.